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Synonyms for relative
ˈrɛl ə tɪv

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. relative, relation(noun)

    a person related by blood or marriage

    "police are searching for relatives of the deceased"; "he has distant relations back in New Jersey"

    Synonyms:
    sexual relation, congener, intercourse, sexual intercourse, carnal knowledge, recounting, relation back, congenator, copulation, relation, telling, coitus, sex act, congeneric, congress, sexual congress, coition

    Antonyms:
    disproportionate, disproportional, implicit, absolute, unquestioning, infinite, living, direct

  2. relative, congener, congenator, congeneric(adj)

    an animal or plant that bears a relationship to another (as related by common descent or by membership in the same genus)

    Synonyms:
    congeneric, relation, congenator, congener

    Antonyms:
    disproportionate, infinite, absolute, unquestioning, living, disproportional, direct, implicit

  3. relative, comparative(adj)

    estimated by comparison; not absolute or complete

    "a relative stranger"

    Synonyms:
    proportional, comparative

    Antonyms:
    absolute, living, unquestioning, direct, infinite, implicit, disproportional, disproportionate

  4. proportional, relative(adj)

    properly related in size or degree or other measurable characteristics; usually followed by `to'

    "the punishment ought to be proportional to the crime"; "earnings relative to production"

    Synonyms:
    proportional, comparative

    Antonyms:
    disproportional, living, disproportionate, direct, implicit, unquestioning, infinite, absolute

Wiktionary

  1. relative(noun)

    Antonyms:
    absolute

  2. relative(adjective)

    Relevant; pertinent

    Antonyms:
    absolute

  3. relative(adjective)

    Antonyms:
    absolute

  4. relative(adjective)

    Antonyms:
    absolute

  5. relative(adjective)

    Antonyms:
    absolute

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. relative

    Synonyms:
    referring to, not absolute

    Antonyms:
    absolute

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. relative(a.)

    Synonyms:
    referring (to something else), not absolute

  2. relative(n.)

    Synonyms:
    relation, kinsman, connection

  3. relative(n.)

    Synonyms:
    (Gram.) relative pronoun

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. relative(a)

    Synonyms:
    relating, referring, respecting, pertaining, particular, definite, specific, pertinent

  2. relative(n)

    Synonyms:
    relation, kinsman, kinswoman, connection, cognate, agnate

    Associated words:
    nepotism, nepotic, nepotist

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How to say relative in sign language?

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How to use relative in a sentence?

  1. Malin Chief Executive Adrian Howd:

    There are some assets in there that you could see IPOing in the relative short term, others we want to build out. There's a good blend.

  2. William Ralph Inge:

    The wise man is he who knows the relative value of things.

  3. Stephen Siderow:

    I think an end to global central banks' unified, unison monetary policies — the U.S., Asia, Europe and emerging markets — creates potential relative value.

  4. Chief Financial Officer Jennifer Piepszak:

    We can outperform on a relative basis regardless of the environment, although risks are more skewed to the down side given ... risks like coronavirus, we are confident that the strength of our operating model will continue to demonstrate strength.

  5. Bill McQuaker:

    I hesitate to say fragmented markets are a universal good...But in these particular circumstances, the lack of linkages has certainly been an important contributor to relative stability.


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